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IOM Tanzania Burundi Influx - Weekly Report from 24 to 30 April, 2017


  • 345 new arrivals (163 males and 182 females) composed of 179 Burundian and 166 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points during this week were Manyovu (113 persons), Kigadye (98 persons) and Bukiriro (39 persons).
  • 229 Asylum Seekers (120 males and 109 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nduta and Mtendeli camps. IOM also transported 297 Burundian (124 males and 173 females) new arrivals from Mtendeli to reunite with their family members in Nyarugusu and Nduta camps.
  • IOM’s fit-to-travel medical screening revealed that, the top five medical conditions among the transported persons during this week were: malaria, skin infections, upper respiratory tract infection, epilepsy, and conjunctivitis.
Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
International Organization for Migration
Original Publication Date: 
01 May 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report
Tanzania, United Republic of
Congo, Democratic Republic of the